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NCI Drug Dictionary


fluorescein sodium injection 
An injectable form of the sodium salt of the fluorophore fluorescein. Fluorescein responds to electromagnetic radiation between the wavelengths of 465-490 nm and fluoresces, emitting light at wavelengths of 520-530 nm that can be detected visually. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Fluorescite
Chemical structure:spiro[isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-[9H]xanthene]-3-one, 3'6'-dihydroxy,disodium salt